Dr Iwa Salami is a Reader (Associate Professor) in Law at the Royal Docks School of Business and Law. She is the Programme Leader for Law Postgraduate Research Degrees and is the Deputy Chair of the School's Research Degrees Sub-committee. She is also a member of the Executive Board of the Centre for the Study of States, Markets and People. She is a Member of the Governing Council of the British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA).
Prior to joining UEL, she was a research fellow at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary, University of London where she lectured and thereafter served as external examiner on the Banking and Finance Law Programmes. She is a visiting lecturer at the University of Westminster Business School. She has previously worked in the UK and abroad including at the Government Legal Service and the African Development Bank.
Dr Salami has published extensively in the field of financial regulation in emerging economies and financial technology (FinTech) regulation. Her publications include numerous articles in internationally refereed journals and a book: Financial Regulation in Africa: An Assessment of Financial Integration Arrangements in African Emerging and Frontier Markets (Ashgate, 2012). She is currently working on her second monograph on Financial Technology Regulation in Africa, to be published by Routledge in 2022.
Iwa holds an LLB from University of Westminster, an LLM from King's College, University of London and a PhD from Queen Mary, University of London.